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news" for this tuesday. . >> the water crisis is a boiling point calls for governors to step down amid the emergency. iowa in sight t. first vote of the 2016 presidential campaign less than two weeks away the contenders if both parties start to draw their battle lines and the outrage over the oscars growth. stars say they'll boycott the awards ceremony over the lack of diversity among the nominees. now changes are coming to the nominations process. >> good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs headquarters in new york. it's good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. today the pair of flint, michigan, heads to washington to try and secure more federal disaster aid to deal with the
the city's water supply was tainted with lead in 2014 when the water was sourced from the river. governor rick snyder told the national journal the crisis is a disaster. don champion has our report. >> reporter: the flint water crisis will dominate governor rick snyder's state of the state address. monday the republican governor could the city contaminated water a zermtdisaster, dozens demonstrated around his home. the water supply contaminated with lead criminal. >> he should have switched it back over to detroit water as soon as he knew of the contamination. >> reporter: national guard troops are now handing out bottled water to residents. state troopers are also giving out lead tests and filters. >> what happens after the water and filters is gone?
we still going to have the pipes, we still going to have the poison report. governor snyder plans to ask once again, president obama declare in federal disaster mortgages. >> a state of prnlgs only givers us a $5 million cap f. they want to submit for a disaster declaration, we could have gotten the $6 million or more. >> reporter: the president sign i citing the situation in flint was man made. flint has gone back to its original water source. the mayor there will travel to washington today, hoping to secure a disaster declaration. meantime, attorneys representing flint residents, plan to announce two new class action lawsuits targeting the governor. anne-marie. >> don champion, here in new york. thank you, don. this morning, few live in the northern plains, upper mid-west or northeast, you might want to consider that long underwear.
single digits and wind chills can make it feel like zero. the bitterly cold temperatures are expected to last until later this week. meanwhile, folks if florida are cleaning up after at least thr tornadoes caused significant damage and at least two people were killed by the storm. and now to politic, the first ballots in iowa are 13 days away and both the democratic and republican races have tightened dramatically. ted cruz is going after donald trump's conservative credentials and hillary clinton is facing an unexpectedly tough challenge from bernie sanders. >> the clinton campaign is getting very, very nervous. every day, they will be attacking us with us. attacking us with that. that only girls me more confidence. >> reporter: polls indicate sanders and clinton are tied in iowa, with sanders leading in new hampshire. yesterday, sanders went into enemy territory, the deep touchlt where if he's going to remain competitive. he must make up ground with black voters.
economy that works for the middle class. not for the billionaire class. >> reporter: hillary clinton is fighting sanders' liberal appeal by aligning herself with president obama, arguing during sunday night's debate that sanders would upend obamacare. >> to tear it up and start over again, pushing our country back into that kind of a contentious debate i think is the wrong direction. >> reporter: it's a shift in strategy for clinton. several months ago, she often says she was not running for barack obama's third term t. war of words between republicans can now be described as nasty. literally. >> he's a nasty guy, nobody likes him, nobody in congress likes him anywhere once they get to know him. >> reporter: cruz and trump were campaigning in 23456r7, where polls show trump is leading. cruz is gaining ground. the race in iowa is close. >> if he wants to engage if insults, that's his prerogatives. i like donald trump.
the focus on this campaign on substance and issues. >> while trump was in virginia liberty university. he got laughs when he mistakenly called the bible books 2nd corinthians, 2 corinthians. two people are in germany released by iran this weekend. the men are being treated at landstuhl airbase. elizabeth palmer joins us now on the phone from landstuhl , germany. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. the three men you mentioned who are being treated here were held in the prison from stremps ranging from a year-and-a-half to four.5 years. congressman dan kilty posted
since 20 learn t. congressman is here, they have years of experience treating those like him who had limited contact with people during their incarceration. washington post reporter joseph rezaian is here, too. he was reunited with his family. he met with his editor. he had been jailed on unsubstantiated spying charges. rezaian says he feels good physically. he is still processing the fact of his release. also saeed abedini, the pastor from california has been held since 2012. his family says he was tortured and beaten during his incarceration. two other americans were released over the weekend from iran, one was a state of the union from the pennsylvania. he's already back in the united states. the other opted to stay in iran. the men were released in exchange for pardon or dropped charges against seven iranians
the whole deal was negotiated in secret at the same time iran came to the agreement and fed its nuclear program. the effects of that deal were immediate. on monday, eastern announced it was taking advantage of the newly lifted sanctions by increasing its oil output by half a million barrels a day. which may push prices down even further. anne-marie. >> el beth palmer if germany, thank you very much, elizabeth. across the country, people remembered civil rights leader reverend martin luther king, juniorerjr. strarts closed down a part of the san francisco-oakland bay bridge and civil rights leaders gathered at the south carolina state house to honor dr. king without having to stand under the confederate flag. a wreath was laid at the king memorial in washington. king was assassinated in 1968.
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>> here's a look at today's forecast at some cities around the country. hello can you hear me >> variety reports adele's carpool karaoke segment with late, late show host dave cordon is the most viral video produced since any late show since 2013. this morning the clib clip on youtube has been viewed more than 44 million times, since it was posted just six days ago. it's pretty funny. you should check it out. on the cbs moneywatch, beware of hoverboards that claim to be safe.
york stock exchange with that and more. >> reporter: good morning, post-rebounded on a positive growth from china. the shanghai composite jumped 3%. tokyo's nikkei added half a percent hong kong's hang seng rose more than 1.5%. trading resumes on wall street following martin luther king's holiday. investors will be watching fourth quarter trade numbers from china. trade irr joes has salmonella concerns. it affects cash ew pieces. they were distributed in 30 states and washington, d.c. the safety certification
laboratories is warning of counterfeit labels on. >> hoverboards. the ul says it has fought evaluated the hoverboards. it does not know if they comply with any safety requirements. the price of gas briefly drops to below a dollar a gallon in one town in northern michigan. during a gas war sunday night one stakes was selling gas for $47 cents a gallon. police had to direct traffic. other stations in the area also broke the dollar barrier. the morning, prices are back up to about $1.40 a gallon. according to aaa the national is $1.89 a gaon at the box offhis y we the a
referees try to stop it. one official appears to punch a player who is knocked down to the ice. that's when a team trainer walks onto the ice. the ref has been banned for life t. trainer resigned after being indefinitely suspended. well, a first on the long running game show "jeopardy" on monday, all three bet it all on final jeopardy and came up with the wrong response. that means they all finish with no money. under the rules, no one wins. all three contestants are eliminated from today's show. biologists recently discovered a den that belonged to two mountain lions. they were held in a remote area of the mountain. attached tracking devices to the two to keep an eye on where they are going. even bicker cats are living
you can see more on cbsnews.com. well, a bride in seattle turned heart break into a night of joy for people from a homeless shelter. debra horn from our affiliate kro has the story. >> reporter: you would never know the idea for this unusual wedding reception came at a party t. band is here. [ music playing ] >> reporter: the rambunctious guests, too, even the bride's mother is on the dance floor. only the bride and groom are missing. the party to celebrate what was supposed to be their wedding day has formed, instead, into a night to remember. for 150 people who have no permanent place to live. it's a very different day for you and your daughter and your family? >> that is so true. >> reporter: karen olson's daughter, dana, decided she wanted to do fate the reception to a carity. they settled on mary's place, a
>> after contacting them and looking into the organization, we thought that's a perfect match. >> reporter: mary's place found hairstylist and makeup artists willing to do nate their services to different these families a kind of makeover, a chance to turn a terrible wrong into a right. >> it's sad. you know, it really s. i think it's great that instead of throwing away all the food, she's doing this. >> reporter: i asked what message dazy walter has for the walter bride to be? >> thank you. i hope everything works out for you. >> that was cairo's deb brought horn reporting. coming up on your morning news, more by the lawsuit of the taco bell executive caught on